Pepper Jasmine: Goat At Work

by Jean Ann Williams   And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” And it was so. —Genesis 2:24 (ESV)   Nana, the owner of a six-month-old goat named Pepper Jasmine, cleans the dirty straw from her pet’s living quarters once a week. Nana uses a pitchfork to toss the old straw into a wagon. Pepper Jasmine leaps into the wagon to watch the pile of straw grow into a mound inside the wagon. Nana moves the wagon a few steps. After the wagon stops, Pepper Jasmine rears up on her back legs and lifts her front hooves high onto the barn wall. It makes a clacking sound. Then Pepper Jasmine helps Nana find all the cobwebs that need to be...

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